Sunday, 12 October 2014

Wednesday 8th October 2014


Migration Watch; 07.30 - 11.20hrs.
On the move (south unless stated) were 1 Cormorant, 2 Wigeon, 1 Sparrowhawk north, 2 Golden Plover north, 29 Skylark, 1 House Martin, 18 Meadow Pipit, 2 Rock Pipit, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 Alba, 6 Starling, 8 Tree Sparrow, 9 Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin, 17 Linnet and 4 Reed Bunting.
Migrants continued to arrive with the following recorded between Long Nab and Cornelian Bay were 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (South Cliff), 1 Whinchat (Long Nab), 8 Blackbird, 28 Song Thrush, 3 Redwing, 1 Ring Ouzel (Holbeck), 1 Garden Warbler (Castle Hill), 2 Blackcap, 5 Chiffchaff, 7 Yellow-browed Warbler (1 Long Nab, 1 Scalby Beck, 4 Castle Hill, 1 Cornelian Ravine), 25 Goldcrest and 1 Twite (first of the year).
Elsewhere 13 Grey Heron were on Johnson's Marsh, a Goldeneye and 3 Ringed Plover were at Wykeham South Lake and a Greenshank was in Jackson's Bay.

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